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The American woman's home, or, Principles of domestic science : being a guide to the formation and maintenance of economical, healthful, beautiful, and Christian homes

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The American woman's home, or, Principles of domestic science : being a guide to the formation and maintenance of economical, healthful, beautiful, and Christian homes


Published 1869
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Introduction -- The Christian family -- A Christian house -- A healthful home -- Scientific domestic ventilation -- Stoves, furnaces, and chimneys -- Home decoration -- The care of health -- Domestic exercise -- Healthful food -- Healthful drinks -- Cleanliness -- Clothing -- Good cooking -- Early rising -- Domestic manners -- Good temper in the housekeeper -- Habits of system and order -- Giving in charity -- Economy of time and expenses -- Health of mind -- The care of infants -- The management of young children -- Domestic amusements and social duties -- Care of the aged -- The care of servants -- Care of the sick -- Accidents and antidotes -- Sewing, cutting, and mending -- Fires and lights -- The care of rooms -- The care of yards and gardens -- The propagation of plants -- The cultivation of fruit -- The care of domestic animals -- Earth-closets -- Warming and ventilation -- Care of the homeless, the helpless, and the vicious -- The Christian neighborhood -- Appeal to the American women -- Glossary of words and references -- Analytical index


Publisher New York : J.B. Ford and Company ; Boston : H.A. Brown & Co.
Pages 536
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number ucb:GLAD-67237705
Digitizing sponsor MSN
Book contributor University of California Libraries
Collection cdl; americana

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